Charcoal is often used with papyrus as a primitive writing and sketching tool in certain quests. It is used in the Recipe for Disaster quest in order to free the goblin generals General Wartface and General Bentnoze, The Digsite quest to make the explosives to clear the bricks, and Desert Treasure as one of the many materials required for Eblis to construct the scrying mirrors. It is also used in Legends' Quest as well as in the Darkness of Hallowvale quest to make drawings.
- Sold in Obli's General Store in Shilo Village, Jiminua's Jungle Store northwest of Tai Bwo Wannai, as well as by Gunslik in Keldagrim.
- Chopping Dead trees east of Lava Dragon Isle in the Wilderness
- Chopping Dead trees on Fossil island volcano.
- Chopping Dead trees around the Fishing Hamlet
- In the death altar.
- In the Specimen Tray at the Digsite with a specimen jar.
Charcoal is or can be used in the following quests: